GroupM crowned ‘The Dream Company to Work For’ second year in a row

MUMBAI: GroupM India retained the title of ‘The Dream Company to Work for’ in the Media and Entertainment sector at the World HRD Congress Awards 2015. GroupM also was featured in the overall list of ‘Dream Employer of the Year’ in India.

Besides the company commendations, GroupM South Asia chief talent officer Gaurav Hirey won the awards for HR Leadership and The HR Achiever of the Year. The award for Women in Leadership for HR was won by national director, digital talent and employee engagement Apoorva Vig and manager, talent Farzeen Santoke was awarded the title of the Young HR Professional of the Year. The awards were held in Mumbai.

GroupM South Asia CEO CVL Srinivas said, “Talent management remains a key focus area for GroupM South Asia, and we are delighted to win the ‘Dream Company To Work For’ award for the second year in a row. We are also extremely proud of the three individual awards won by Gaurav, Apoorva and Farzeen that demonstrate the stellar caliber of our professionals in the company.”

GroupM has aggressively pursued a people transformation agenda, with various capability-building initiatives like the Youth Executive Committee (YCo), the New ME Initiative for digital orientation and Client Delight and an engaging Campus Connect effort, keeping in mind the ever changing media landscape. With digital and Client Delight at the heart of their processes and planning, GroupM and its agencies have pioneered some of the best Talent practices in the South Asia markets.

Hirey said, “We are extremely proud and honoured to receive the awards and recognition. We thank the leadership group at GroupM for their belief in the talent function and creating value not just for our people but also for our clients. We aspire to be not just the best place to work but the place where the best work.”

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